How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy School Lunches

School is back in session and parents are back on lunch duty. Packing a well-balanced lunch and getting kids to actually eat their fruits and vegetables can be a real challenge. Things like brown bag lunches allow you to save hundreds of dollars a year while giving you some control over what your kids eat. So here are a few ways to get kids to eat healthy school lunches that you so lovingly Read more ...

The Best End of Summer Festivals by City

Summer is winding down, which means a lot of the summer concert series are coming to an end. But there are still a ton of wonderful end of summer festivals by city where you can dance the night away or take in a unique film. See the list below for some of our favorites across the country. West Virginia Camp Barefoot 2014 - Bartow - August 21 Tennessee Southern Brewers Festival 2014 Read more ...

Make Your Own Makeup With 2-Ingredient Beauty Products

Makeup can add personality and infuse fun into any outfit, but it can sometimes be difficult to find the shades and formulas that fit your needs. Whether you're looking for your skin tone's perfect shade of foundation or a lipstick to match your new pink heels, making your own makeup allows you to create your ideal shade in the comfort of your home. Here are four easy recipes to make your own makeup Read more ...

25 Creative Uses for Olive Oil

Source: Olive Oil Excellence If you haven't yet heard about all the great benefits of olive oil, then you've probably been living under a rock. Olive oil has many advantages when it comes to cooking, but there are other creative uses for olive oil outside of the kitchen. Because of its high content of polyphenols and oleic acid, extra virgin olive oil provides more benefits than you might think! 1. Read more ...

6 Montessori Ideas to Try at Home

The Montessori approach to education uses a foundation of active learning through physical experience, led by the child. You may have heard it described as learning through play. What that means in practical terms, is simply that you take advantage of a child’s interests to teach him or her important life skills. As children learn, they gain confidence and become more willing to share knowledge Read more ...

Celebrate National S’mores Day With a Twist

Nothing says summer like a classic s’more, and August is an appropriate month to celebrate this delicious campfire staple. Get your jumbo marshmallows skewered—August 10 is National S’mores Day! First, a few fun s’mores facts: The first printed record of the s’mores recipe appeared in a Girl Scout handbook 86 years ago in 1927. Americans buy 90 million pounds of marshmallows Read more ...

6 Superfoods Under $1

Are you on a quest to change your body and boost your health? Well we've got the answer, and it doesn't involve popping a bunch of pills! The secret to maintaining a healthy weight, fighting disease and living longer is by eating superfoods. Superfoods are high in nutrients, antioxidants and fiber so your body will thank you for eating these on a regular basis. Check out our list of these six superfoods Read more ...

8 College Textbook Resources: Where to Buy & Where to Sell

Going to college is an amazing experience, but it is also an expensive one. Between tuition, housing, food and everything in between, saving money becomes vital. One of the most expensive purchases for a student is textbooks. Textbook prices are rising every year and their value diminishes rapidly with the release of new editions. However, we have some top college textbook resources to help you Read more ...